The ASEAN Scholarship

Scholarship details

ASEAN Scholarship for Malaysia

These ASEAN scholarships are for students from Malaysia joining Secondary 1, Secondary 3 or Pre-university 1 in selected Singapore secondary schools or junior colleges. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

MOE offers scholarships to bright young students from ASEAN countries and China to study in Singapore. We partner various organisations to administer these scholarships.

Students will have opportunities to broaden their horizons and develop important skills such as leadership, communication and other life skills. They can also help to promote goodwill and understanding among young people from different countries and Singapore.

Who is eligible

Malaysia nationals who:

  • Are proficient in English
  • Have done consistently well in school examinations
  • Have a good record of participation in co-curricular activities

Types of scholarships

Type of scholarshipYear of birthCurrent school levelDuration of scholarship
Secondary 12007 to 2009Standard 6 or Form 16 years
Secondary 32005 to 2007Form 2 or 34 years
Pre-university 12003 to 2005Form 5 (or similar) or taken the SPM or GCE O-Level examination2 years

Each scholarship leads to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level certificate or similar qualification.

The scholarship is renewed each year based on the scholar’s performance in school.


The scholarship covers:

  • Annual allowance with hostel accommodation
  • Settling-in allowance
  • Return economy airfare for East Malaysians or return transport allowance for West Malaysians
  • School fees
  • Examination fees for GCE O-Level and A-Level (once only, as applicable)
  • Subsidised medical benefits and insurance cover for accidents


Mar to May 2021


Submit your application online. Jun to Sep 2021 (tentative)

Attend selection test and interview

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend the selection test and interview.

The selection test and interview may be held in the following cities if there are enough shortlisted candidates:

  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuching
  • Penang
  • Johor Bahru

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

How to apply for The ASEAN Scholarship 202

Apply online Click here | Full Scholarships CLIK HERE


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